Found 1,157 quotes starting with B:


Beaurocracy destroys initiative.
– Frank Herbert, Dune
Beautiful as the chance encounter of a sewing machine and an umbrella on an operating table
– Comte de Lautréamont
Beautiful places are almost alive! When you visit them, you can feel their breaths!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Beautiful places are not for sleeping; they are for staying awake to watch the beauties!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Beautiful roads do not always lead to beautiful places! Heaven may be hidden at the end of an ugly road! Do not be deceived by the beginning; try to see the end!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Beautiful words make beautiful face, beautiful manners make beautiful life.
– Vikrant Parsai
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art.
– Unknown
Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
– George Santayana
Beauty fades; dumb is forever.
– Judge Judy, From her book "Beauty fades; dumb is forever."
Beauty holds more worth than gold.
– Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time
Beauty in a modest woman is like fire at a distance, or like a sharp sword: neither doth the one burn nor the other wound him that comes not too near them.
– Cervantes
Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
– Jean Rostand
Beauty in things exist in the mind which contemplates them.
– David Hume
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
– David Hume
Beauty is a cheap word, but beauty remains priceless.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Beauty is a form of genius--is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
– Oscar Wilde
Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.
– Eugène Ionesco
Beauty is an instinctive miracle, which itself never makes its presence, but the reflection of which is evident in a thousand different statements of the inspired minds, and is as innumerable as nature itself.
– The Omani shed
Beauty is but a flower,Which wrinkles will devourBrightness falls from the airQueens have died young and fairDust hath closed Helen's eye.I am sick, I must dieLord have mercy on us.
– Thomas Nash
Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
– George Bancroft
Beauty is excrescence, superabundance, random ebulience, and sheer delightful waste to be enjoyed in its own right.
– Donald Culross Peattie
Beauty is handed out as undemocratically as inherited peerages, and beautiful people have done nothing to deserve their astonishing reward.
– John Mortimer, The Observer (1999)
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
– Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.
– Miss Piggy
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.
– Miss Piggy

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